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Muslim Victims: The Toronto Star

On Sunday July 20, 2014, graffiti was scrawled in front of a Thornhill mosque. The Pinko Star, never shy to convict through innuendo, implied (without actually saying as much) that this was in response to events taking place in Gaza, while gratuitously pointing out that more than 500 Palestinians have died in the fighting. 284 more words


Bury St Edmunds: Boar War Memorial

Located in the Market Square, Cornhill,  is the Boer War Memorial erected in 1904.

The monument is the work of the English sculptor and painter Arthur George Walker. 48 more words


Aldworth Church

Aldworth in west Berkshire has a fabulous flint-built church on the Berkshire Downs. Outside is a fabulous churchyard with a cleared, and presumably older, southern side, and a large extended northern side in which the most recent graves are located. 608 more words

Archaeologies Of Death And Memory

War Memorial

One of our students was wondering why the war memorial at the top of Hills Road reads 1914-1919 rather than 1914-1918. It is a reasonable question, and fairly straightforward to answer – 1919 is the year of the Treaty of Versailles which saw the war formally ended; until that point, hostilities were merely suspended at the Armistice. 338 more words

General Irrelevance

Wellington cenotaph

The Wellington cenotaph, also known as the Wellington Citizens’ War Memorial, is a war memorial. Commemorating the New Zealand dead of World War I, and World War II. 205 more words

Jon Stevenson

10 exceptional First World War Memorials

1. Liverpool Cenotaph
Architect Lionel Budden, unveiled 1930. Grade I listed

Designed by local architect Lionel Budden, the altar-like Liverpool Cenotaph is adorned with some of local sculptor Herbert Tyson-Smith’s most powerful work. 907 more words